Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.Richard Harris
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.Wendell Phillips
We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.Mark Twain
If men want to oppose war, it is *statism* that they must oppose.Ayn Rand, Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal p. 42
Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....John L. Jackley, New York Times, 10/29/90, p. A15.
We use 10% of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60%.Ellen DeGeneres
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown.
Sometimes when reading Goethe I have a paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.